Active ingredient description

Becaplermin a recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor (rhPDGF-BB) for topical administration. Becaplermin has biological activity similar to that of endogenous platelet-derived growth factor, which includes promoting the chemotactic recruitment and proliferation of cells involved in wound repair and enhancing the formation of granulation tissue.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
D03AX06 Becaplermin D Dermatologicals → D03 Preparations for treatment of wounds and ulcers → D03A Cicatrizants → D03AX Other cicatrizants
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External identifiers

CAS Substance: 165101-51-9
DrugBank Drug: DB00102
RxNorm Ingredient: 115238
SNOMED-CT Concept: 386940001
Becaplermin (substance)
UNII Identifier: 1B56C968OA


Becaplermin is an active ingredient of these brands:

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